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Menlo rally stuns M-A
When Jack Bowen, Menlo School boys’ water polo coach, exited the team room following the Knights’ match against rival Menlo-Atherton, he came bounding out with a Tiger Woods-esque fist pump. It was a rare show of pumped-up emotion for the longtime coach, but after what he and the Knights had ju...
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PAL football shaping up to be a wild ride
Most high school football coaches look at the schedules as three separate seasons: non-league, league play and the playoffs. So after a majority of the Peninsula Athletic League teams took a deep breath during scheduled byes last week, they are ready to dive headlong into the second season: PAL div...
By Nathan Mollat Daily Journal FULL STORY
Local sports roundup
Girls’ water polo Sacred Heart Prep 9, St. Francis 6 The Gators beat Central Coast Section power Lancers in a West Catholic Athletic League matchup. Maddy Johnston paced SHP (3-0 WCAL, 10-3 overall) with three goals, while Nadia Paquin, Layla Waters each added two apiece. Claire Kerrigan and Ma...
Arrieta pitches Chicago into NLDS
PITTSBURGH — These Chicago Cubs are supposed to be too young to be here. Or maybe they’re just too good to care. Jake Arrieta allowed four hits in nine dominant innings and the Cubs rolled to a 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the NL wild-card game on Wednesday night. Arrieta struck out ...
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Sharks open with impressive win
LOS ANGELES — After the Los Angeles Kings scored a goal on their first shot, coach Peter DeBoer thought his San Jose Sharks played a practically perfect game for his debut. And as usual in this rivalry, both teams left the building with hard feelings about some heavy hits. Captain Joe Pavelski h...
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Tomsula staying confident in Kap
SANTA CLARA — San Francisco coach Jim Tomsula remains committed to Colin Kaepernick as his quarterback and maintains the fifth-year pro has not lost any confidence. Kaepernick has struggled this season as the 49ers (1-3) look for ways to get the ball into the end zone. Kaepernick threw for his on...
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Raiders’ Charles Woodson still going strong at 39
ALAMEDA — When Charles Woodson entered the NFL nearly two decades ago, the idea that he’d still be playing at age 39 never crossed his mind. Yet here he still is in his 18th season, ignoring a banged-up shoulder that limits his practice time and his tackling ability and still grinding away for ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Cal players come together through weekly chat sessions
BERKELEY — Each member of the California basketball team has his own definition of what it is to be a man, a recent topic of conversation for the Golden Bears during one of their weekly chat sessions focused more on life than athletics. This is just one focal point for second-year Cal coach Cuonz...
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DraftKings open to regulation
LAS VEGAS — As daily fantasy sports operators FanDuel and DraftKings hustle to prove they can be trusted by thousands of users each week, cheating allegations have served as a backdrop for lingering questions about an industry that has been unregulated. Officials for the companies repeated Wedn...
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Knicks’ Fisher has fight with Grizzlies’ Matt Barnes
NEW YORK — Knicks coach Derek Fisher was involved in an altercation with Memphis Grizzlies forward and former teammate Matt Barnes in California on Saturday, a person with knowledge of the details said. The New York Post, citing an anonymous source, reported Wednesday that the altercation was be...
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Clayton Kershaw seeks elusive postseason success for Dodgers
LOS ANGELES — No one epitomizes the Los Angeles Dodgers’ recent playoff failures more than Clayton Kershaw. As brilliant as he’s been in his career — winning last year’s NL MVP and three Cy Young Awards — the ace has yet to achieve success in the postseason. For someone as deceptively ...
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Besides Lackey in Game 1, Matheny mum on rotation
ST. LOUIS — John Lackey gets the start in Game 1 of the NL Division Series for the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday. At the beginning of a two-hour workout for the NL Central champions on Tuesday, manager Mike Matheny said he was not ready to announce the rest of his playoff rotation or his roster, ...
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Astros, Royals have much in common as they begin ALDS in KC
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — When the Houston Astros had recorded the final out in Yankee Stadium on Tuesday night, they flooded onto the field in a wild celebration, all their years of losing finally a memory. It looked a whole lot like the scene in Kansas City a year ago. Now, the long-suffering Astros ...
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High-octane Blue Jays set to swing away vs Rangers in ALDS
TORONTO — For some pitchers trying to stop Josh Donaldson and the rest of the powerful Toronto Blue Jays, it’s enough to take their breath away. “You can’t let up,” Texas Rangers closer Shawn Tolleson said a day ahead of Thursday’s AL Division Series opener. “There’s no getting past...
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What's on tap
THURSDAY Girls’ volleyball Aragon at Sequoia, Woodside at Westmoor, San Mateo at Jefferson, Capuchino at South Cityu, El Camino at Terra Nova, 5:15 p.m.; Sacred Heart Prep at Mercy-Burlingame, Menlo School at Notre Dame-SJ, Priory at Crystal Springs, 5:45 p.m.; Half Moon Bay at Mills, Hillsdale ...

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